GCSE results 2013

The proportion of GCSEs awarded at least a C grade has fallen for the second year running.

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Steady GCSE improvement at academy in Northampton

Students at the Malcolm Arnold Academy in Northampton have been celebrating getting their GCSE results.

Nearly half the pupils got 5 or more A* to C grades including English and maths which is up from 29% in 2010.

Executive Principal Toby Mullins said: "We're very pleased and happy that we've maintained the improvement that we showed last year. We're not quite where we wanted to be but this is a year of flux but we're just pleased that we've maintained that improvement and shown that we can do it."

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